SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- The Scarsdale Community Support Council (SCSC) has organized a program on emergency preparedness for the Scarsdale Public Forum and Membership Meeting on Thursday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Scott Room of the Scarsdale Public Library. , 54 Olmsted Road in Scarsdale.
This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
The following will be the focus of the presentation and discussion at the event:
- Overview of the Village’s emergency response plan
- Ways we can better connect with our neighbors to foster a greater sense of community
- Your neighborhood associations and their efforts to be the nexus of community outreach and support
The Scarsdale Neighborhood Associations and retiring Village Trustee David Lee will be honored during the program.
These are the featured speakers from the SCSC:
- Robert A. Cole, Scarsdale deputy village manager
- Linda Hillman Chayes and Jay Genova, co-chairs of SCSC
- The Rev. Frances Wise Grenley, senior minister, Scarsdale Congregational Church
- Barry Meiselman, former Greenacres Neighborhood Association
- President Laura Miller, president, Murray Hill/Middle Heathcote Neighborhood Association
The Scarsdale Community Support Council comprises of representatives from Village Government, the School Administration, PTA, Police Department, Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service, Scarsdale Forum, SNAP, senior citizens, and local clergy.
The council was created five years ago after a tragic cluster of suicides to develop an interconnected village support system and promote a greater sense of community in Scarsdale.
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The library is at 54 Olmsted Road in Scarsdale.